UNN Department of Mass Communication Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Mass Communication under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities  in University of  Nigeria  Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Mass Communication;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language.


(i) AJAYI requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and three (3) other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(ii) CU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, one Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry, one from Social Sciences or Arts. Social Science subject such as Geography, Economics, Government, Commerce, Principle of Account, Book Keeping. Arts such as CRS, History. etc

(iv) UNIJOS and UNN require ‘O’ Level credit pass in Literature in English.

(v) UNN requires credit level passes in Literature in English and an approved science subject plus ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Mass Communication under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Any three (3) Arts and Social Science subjects.


(i) UNIJOS require Literature in English.

(ii) UNN  require Literature in English and any two (2) subjects out of which one must be in the Arts or Social Science



These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Mass Communication, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects.


(i) AJAYI requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or their equivalent in Literature in English and one other Arts or Social Science subject, plus three (3) ‘O’ Level credit passes.

(ii) For UNN, candidates must possess HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level with passes in two (2) Arts subjects plus the UTME requirements.

(iii) UNIJOS accepts same in Mass Communication plus ‘O’ Level pass in Mathematics.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.

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